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Herndon United Methodist Church Preschool
701 Bennett Street
Herndon, VA 20170
(703) 435-5688

Current Inspector: Karen Dickens (571) 423-6978

Inspection Date: March 31, 2022

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 ADMINISTRATION.
8VAC20-780 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
8VAC20-780 Physical plant.
8VAC20-780 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
8VAC20-780 PROGRAMS.
8VAC20-780 Special care provisions and emergencies.
8VAC20-780 SPECIAL SERVICES.
8VAC20-820 THE LICENSE.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Comments:
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today between the hours of 10:00am-11:30am. There were a total of 55 children with 12 staff members present. Children were observed during snack time, hand washing, engaged in group activities and outdoor play time. A selection of staff and children records, medications and other documents were reviewed. The physical space, emergency supplies, evacuation drills, medications, attendance records, and the Emergency Preparedness Plan were reviewed. Areas of non-compliance are identified in the violation notice. Thank you for you for your cooperation today. Please contact me if you have any questions at Karen.dickens@doe.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 8VAC20-780-40-K
Description: Based on review of documentation and interview, the center did not develop written procedures for prevention of shaken baby syndrome or abusive head trauma, including coping with crying babies, safe sleeping practices, and sudden infant death syndrome awareness.
Evidence:
1. The center did not have documentation of written procedures for prevention of shaken baby syndrome or abusive head trauma, including coping with crying babies, safe sleeping practices, and sudden infant death syndrome awareness.
2. Staff #5 confirmed that written procedures for prevention of shaken baby syndrome or abusive head trauma had not been developed.

Plan of Correction: The center will develop written procedures for prevention of shaken baby syndrome or abusive head trauma.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-80-A
Description: Based on documentation review, for each group of children, the center did not maintain a written record of daily attendance that documents the arrival and departure of each child in care as it occurs.
Evidence:
1. Attendance for each group of children maintained a written record of the arrival of children, but did not record the departure of children.

Plan of Correction: The center will develop a system to record the departure of the children.

Disclaimer:

A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

The online compliance history includes only information after July 1, 2003. In addition, the online compliance history includes information regarding adverse actions that may be the subject of a pending appeal. An adverse action is not final until a provider has exhausted or waived all due process rights. For compliance history prior to July 1, 2003, or information regarding the status of pending adverse actions, please contact the Licensing Inspector listed in the facility's information. The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) is not responsible for any errors in or omissions from the compliance history information.

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